More than a dozen Metrolink passengers reportedly suffered minor injuries when a train collided with a truck near San Fernando Saturday afternoon.
Wednesday marks the four-year anniversary of the Metrolink crash in Chatsworth that claimed the lives of 25 people and injured more than a hundred others. CBS2’s Leyla Gulen spoke with some of the victims and their families about the crash and what life has been like since.
A young man was killed Monday when he stepped in front of a Metrolink train in Dana Point, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
The company that employed the engineer blamed for the deadly 2008 crash of a Metrolink train in Los Angeles won’t add more money to a $200 million victim’s compensation fund.
A Los Angeles judge has begun hearing testimony from survivors of a disastrous passenger train crash in 2008 that claimed the lives of 25 people and injured 100.
A federal judge’s approval of a $200 million settlement fund for victims of a Metrolink commuter train crash was finalized this week, putting into doubt a Southern California congressman’s attempt to get more money to the victims by raising a federal limit on damage payout for passenger rail accidents.
Rep. Elton Gallegly said Thursday he wants to raise the liability cap in certain railroad crashes to $500 million.
Southern California’s Metrolink commuter rail system and Connex Railroad have decided to pay the maximum $200 million liability for a collision that killed 25 people and injured more than 100 in 2008.